The Gillows Style Sofa

Colour:Wemyss Etiva Harvest

The Gillows style sofa, is inspired by the great furniture making firm of Robert Gillow, who opened Gillows of Lancaster and London, also know as Gillow & Co. Opened in 1730, and referred to in History by Jane Austen, Thackeray and the first Lord Lytton, and in one of Gilbery and Sillivans comic operas. A beautiful statement piece and above all surrounded in 18th century English history.

The Gillows style sofa starts with a solid wood frame that is hand carved before being gilded. Hand carved lions paw feet below cabriole legs, move up to a support the straight seat band. The traditional arms carved with elegant dragon heads that make this piece a true statement timeless classic. 

Lastly, upholstered traditionally, by hand, with foam seat cushions to ensure it keeps its essential structure and shape. Finished with 2 trimmed and tasselled bolsters.

Available in Wemyss - Evita, a stunning collection of textured woven fabrics incorporated with FibreGuard. An advanced finish that helps protect against spills and stains without having to resort to specialist cleaning. Available in a wide range of 30 traditional, modern and vibrant colours. 

We take pride in building and designing pieces like the Gillows sofa in our workshops for over 50 years, and continuing to reinforce our commitment to the artistry and craftsmanship of traditional English upholstery.

  • Gillows Style Sofa.
  • Gillows of Lancaster and London inspired furniture.
  • Gillow & Co.
  • Modern Chaise.
  • Upholstered by hand.
  • Made in England. 
  • Hand carved. 

 Width: 196cm | Depth: 72cm | Height: 99cm

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